Date: February 27th, 2019

Deadline Fast Approaching for These 4 Scholarships
Education

Deadline Fast Approaching for These 4 Scholarships

The Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund (TASF), the Cathay Bank Foundation, Royal Business Bank, and Mega Bank are offering scholarships for the fall of 2019. The deadline to apply for all scholarships listed here is Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. 2019 Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund TASF is focused on helping economically-challenged Taiwanese American youth…

Care Ambulance to Replace Schaefer in Monrovia
News

Care Ambulance to Replace Schaefer in Monrovia

By Susan Motander For a variety of reasons, during the past few months Fire Chief Brad Dover and City Manager Oliver Chi have been concerned with the operations at Schaefer Ambulance. Then last Friday, the city received word that the ambulance company is going out of business. Of note, the information about their pending closure did…

Monrovia Removes Abandoned Property from the Library
Community

Monrovia Removes Abandoned Property from the Library

During the past several weeks, staff has been monitoring closely a growing amount of personal property being stored on the west side of the Monrovia Public Library, located near the intersection of Primrose Ave. and Palm Ave. In addition, Monrovia’s Homeless Outreach Team has been making weekly contact with the individuals who have congregated in…

Is an Electric or a Manual Toothbrush Better for Kids?
Opinion

Is an Electric or a Manual Toothbrush Better for Kids?

By Kenneth J. Canzoneri, DDS. Dear Dr. KC:  We have two children that are six and 10 years old.  They act like their toothbrush is an instrument of torture.  They tolerate a manual toothbrush—at times!  My husband and I wonder if an electric toothbrush is a good idea. – Toothbrush Challenged Dear Toothbrush Challenged: It…

Reader Response to ‘Monrovia Duarte Black Alumni…’
Opinion

Reader Response to ‘Monrovia Duarte Black Alumni…’

Most of us learned from our elementary and high school history textbooks that in 1948 President Truman issued an executive order which mandated equal treatment and opportunity for all those serving in the military. That action, of course, brought high accolades to Truman – and the citizenry viewed his order as a benevolent expression of…

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Feb. 21 – Feb. 27
Crime

Monrovia Crime Blotters: Feb. 21 – Feb. 27

Feb. 21 At 3:51 a.m., residents in the 1200 block of South Magnolia called police to report a vehicle traveling north on Magnolia had collided into several parked cars. The driver exited the vehicle and fled on a skateboard. Officers searched the area, but could not locate the suspect driver. The investigation is continuing. In…

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